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Auburn resident spearheads local Ataxia Awareness Day

International Ataxia Awareness Day is just around the corner; it is held yearly on September 25. Participants around the world participate by holding an Annual Walk n’ Roll.

Auburn resident John Mauro has Ataxia; he was diagnosed 11 years ago.        

What is Ataxia?  Ataxia is a lack of muscle coordination which may affect speech, eye movements, the ability to swallow, walking, picking up objects and other voluntary movements... Read More

Municipal Modernization Act gives greater flexibility to cities and towns

By Ed Londergan

A bill signed into law by Governor Baker in August will have a far-reaching effect on the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts. The Municipal Modernization Act is the first comprehensive overhaul of the laws and regulations governing how the cities and towns operate in decades. The goal of the bill was to eliminate or streamline outdated and obsolete statutes and state requirements, provide some new local options, and... Read More

The Lodge sparkles after extensive renovation

By Janet Stoica

Have you been to The Lodge in Webster lately?   If not, you’re in for some changes that are smoothly done and quite relaxing.  Of course, there are windows that look out onto Route 16 but the pop has to do with the newly-renovated bar area, classy yet subtle in its ambience. 

The custom-made bar is rectangular with high and comfy seating.  Yes, the bar seats were aligned in the same direction, just like the cool... Read More

Try it!

Yama Fuji Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse

Sept. 23, 2016 Blackstone Valley North

Sept. 16, 2016 Routes 12 & 20

Sept. 9, 2016 Blackstone Valley South